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  1. A new kind of gene-edited pig kidney was just transplanted into a person

    By Cassandra Willyard A month ago, Richard Slayman became the first living person to receive a kidney transplant from a gene-edited pig. Now, a team of researchers from NYU Langone Health reports that Lisa Pisano, a 54-year-old woman from New Jersey, has become the second. Her new
  2. Dali: Mega container ship that hit Baltimore bridge was involved in another collision at the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, in 2016

    By Owais Farooqi MARYLAND, BALTIMORE: The same vessel Dali that struck Baltimore's Francis Scott Key Bridge on Tuesday, March 26, demolishing it and plunging people and vehicles into the ocean, collided with a quay while leaving the Port of Antwerp, Belgium, in 2016. Cargo ship Dal
  3. Navy veteran who received pig heart transplant in September dies

    By Sarah Sicard After living for six weeks with a pig heart transplant, the second-ever recipient of the experimental organ donation has died. Lawrence Faucette, 58, a Navy veteran from Frederick, Maryland, was suffering from fatal heart disease when he underwent the Sept. 20 surge